The creators of Wapos Bay are back with a new animated series set 40 million years from now.
In Guardians Evolution, a group of indigenous teenagers from around the world fight a villain for the future of civilization.
But the future of the project in Saskatchewan is in doubt after the elimination of the province’s film tax credit. Financing is much more difficult now, co-producer Melanie Jackson said during a set visit Tuesday.
“(Banks) don’t trust Saskatchewan any more because there is no tax credit,”
In the past, a production company would estimate its labour costs, which the tax credit was designed to refund at the end of production, and then use the amount as leverage to finance the project. Banks are not willing to grant loans without the tax credit guarantee.
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